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LINGUIST List 22.1538

Mon Apr 04 2011

Jobs: Standard Arabic, Pashto, Translation: Translator, CLP HR Constant

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        1.     OmiSade Sovi , Arabic, Standard & Pashto & Translation: Translator, CLP HR Constant, Virginia, USA

Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Pashto & Translation: Translator, CLP HR Constant, Virginia, USA
Date: 04-Apr-2011
From: OmiSade Sovi <clprecruiter.osovigmail.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Pashto & Translation: Translator, CLP HR Constant, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: CLP HR Constant
Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Pashto, Central (pst)

Description:

Linguist positions: Arabic and Pashto

Location : Herndon, Reston, McLean, Arlington, VA ( Northern Virginia Area)

Clearance Requirements: clearance must be issued/sponsored by only of these
three agencies: NSA, CIA and FBI.

Testing Requirements
The customer testing requirement for linguists is that they have an average
of a 4 on the language test. The two exceptions to this rule are military
experience and CT experience. They are willing to accept a linguist with a
3+ average if they have at least 2 years experience in one of the above
categories. Based on past history linguists on this program need at a
minimum a 3+ translation score to succeed on this program.

Approved Testing Vendors
-CLCI - Speaking/Listening and Translation
-LLE - Speaking/Listening and Translation
-ICA - Translation only

Description:
We are seeking a skilled Linguist who has excellent translation skills. You
will be providing support to a specific translation project working with a
team of skilled linguists.

Mandatory requirements:
-A HS diploma and at least 2 years of higher education in addition to 4-5
years of direct related work experience is required.
-Must provide proof of Native proficiency (Interagency Language Roundtable
skill level 4-5) in the target language in all modalities (reading,
writing, listening, speaking), and Advanced Working proficiency (ILRT 2+)
in English. Test scores must be current (within the past 12 months).

Education: A university degree from an accredited North American or
European university is preferred but not required.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:
-Capable of providing written translations of technical and non-technical
material using correct syntax and expression from the native language to
English.
-Capable of providing the cultural, social, and ethnic context of
translations and interpretations and be able to convey this information in
a written format.
-Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with personnel from
diverse cultures.

Translation:
-Can accurately translate reports/texts in electronic and hardcopy formats
that contain facts and some abstract language, showing an ability to
capture intended implications and nuances.
-Able to interpret accurately. Normally consecutive interpretation only is
needed, but on rare occasions some basic simultaneous interpretation may be
requested
-Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.

Transcription:
-Reviews audio and/or video materials, transcribes with high degree of
accuracy and expression.
-Must possess excellent English-language written communication skills for
preparing reports.
-Has good understanding of one or more regional dialects.

Gisting/Summarizing:
-Is able to identify and accurately summarize factual points as well as
abstract concepts.
-Can triage documentation to isolate pertinent and nuanced information.
-Master use of reference materials.
-Must possess computer skills, including MS Office, to be able to produce
written translations and products, and sufficient Internet skills that will
allow basic research on the Web.
-Must possess excellent English-language verbal communication skills for
giving briefings

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: clprecruiter.osovigmail.com
Contact Information:
OmiSade Sovi
Email: clprecruiter.osovigmail.com

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